Soci 101 Notes 9.25

Soci 101 Notes 9.25 - Epiphenomena are secondary - anything...

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Conflict Paradigm 1. Within Society, there are subgroups with competing values and goals i. Economic Class 1. Subgroups are in an endless struggle for scare resources 2. Society is never harmonious; conflict is the norm Karl Marx – IMPORTANT FOR MIDTERM Mode of production is most important attribute to society Hated capitalism Means of production also important Bourgeoisie - owners of the means of production Proletariat - workers Proletariat are invariably exploited - they are always at a disadvantage Exploited through the surplus value of goods (difference between market value and cost it took to create that good)
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Unformatted text preview: Epiphenomena are secondary - anything that the other paradigm cared about "Religion is the opium of the people" Way of alleviating the suffering of the capitalistic system Tribal Societies --> Feudal Societies (peasants selling labor to land owners) --> Capitalism (all workers selling production to those who own means of production) Because of class consciousness, will lead to Sots, then inevitably leads to Communism KNOW FOR MIDTERM Criminal Justice System Legistative branch benefits because they make the laws --> Old Wealthy Whites...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2010 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Shanahan during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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